Stop & Shop: New Coaching Technology

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Football players and coaches are always looking for the best technology to help their team reach its full potential. Here are some products to consider when planning for the upcoming season.


Know when to push your athletes to their limits and when to focus on recovery. Omegawave Coach assesses the body’s key regulatory systems – cardiac, metabolic and central nervous System – and indicates which physical quality each athlete is ready to train. Omegawave’s four-minute, at-rest test can be performed before workouts to assess recovery from prior training loads or following practices and/or games to measure the acute biological cost of those events. Hardware includes the ECG chest strap (HRV), DC measurement cables (CNS) and Omegawave sensor. Software features for the coach’s iPad include:

• “Windows of Trainability” for endurance, speed and power, strength, and coordination and skill

• Individualized training zones and indexes for stress, recovery pattern, adaptive reserves, aerobic and anaerobic readiness, and more

• Ability to test locally via iPad or remotely via the Omegawave mobile app

• Dashboard view to see readiness scores of entire team

MSRP: Packages starting at $2,999



With Polar Team Pro, evaluate, plan and monitor up to 60 players in real-time on your iPad or follow long-term progress with the web service. Polar Team Pro app and web service are the ultimate tools for evaluating player performance, recovery status and long-term progress. Polar Team Pro is the perfect player development and team training solution.

MSRP: Varies per team



The GoRout Vue is football’s only on-field display technology worn by players. With Vue, coaches send fully-animated digital play calls, coaching tips and assignments to every player instantly. Players select their position, see the play, and execute perfectly. With a rugged military-grade IP67 certification, Vue was designed to withstand the toughest of practices. Vue also gives coaches the option of sharing replay or other video.

MSRP: Varies per team



The Steel offers a simple design that feels uniquely familiar. OS Steel was designed to put the most critical information at your finger-tips, so you can spend more time on the field and less time at your desk. From importing playbooks to creating practice scripts, OS Steel is about efficiency. No other software gives you the freedom to make changes to your game plan or practice scripts on the fly. OS Steel provides all the power you want and the simplicity you need.

MSRP: Varies per team



FLIX is the easiest way to capture video from any angle at practice. With SmartStart, FLIX alerts each camera a new play is starting and uses auto-tagging to easily sort and store the new video. Compatible with any Android or iOS device, coaches can now take on-field teaching to a new level by reviewing video and making critical adjustments to get your team ready for game day.

MSRP: Varies per team



Catapult uses scientifically-validated performance metrics to answer the following questions: How hard was today’s practice and how did it compare with yesterday’s and my periodization plan? Who worked hardest today? Where can we push our guys without overloading them? Are our practice demands meeting our game demands? Which of my players are risking injury?

Simple usability (three smart LEDs), stronger design (military tested), less apparent to the athlete (the thinnest monitor available), OptimEye S5 is the world’s first GNSS monitor for team sport, featuring unmatched precision and durability. Twice the satellite constellations and twice the on-board data processing means less drop out and greater accuracy. The only athlete tracking monitor to accurately measure collisions.

MSRP: Varies per team



CoachComm’s Tempo® Practice Management System revolutionized practice for teams like Oregon, Auburn, Mississippi State and many others who understand the importance of controlling practice and motivating young athletes. Student-athletes today have grown up with modern technology, and it takes more to motivate and engage them. Championship teams aren’t built by practicing in the dark ages. Efficient practice time is essential to winning. eVenue Tempo is an innovative practice management system designed to provide total control over practice through time management, motivation, and coordination tools. From anywhere on the field, Tempo provides control of practice scripts, music, sounds, communication, and the management of play clocks.


MSRP: Varies


Finally, there is a flying camera that packs years of experience in aerial imaging into one compact, easy to use system. With the Phantom 3 Professional, you’re shooting 4K video at up to 30 frames per second and capturing 12 megapixel photos that look crisper and cleaner than ever. The f/2.8 lens has a 94-degree field of view, virtually eliminating unwanted distortion that may occur when shooting wide aerial views with other cameras. Securing and stabilizing your camera in place is DJI’s trusted aerial stabilization technology. This 3-axis gimbal keeps your camera perfectly level in any flight conditions, resulting in beautiful, stable footage throughout every flight.

MSRP: $1,259



Tempest ® FX delivers high-performance, powerful communications for coaches who want to be champions. Reliability and clarity of headset conversations are two of the most important factors that define the best systems, and Tempest FX utilizes the same wireless technology used by more than 97 percent of Division 1A schools. Whether you are looking for a new system or to upgrade your current system, your CoachComm Solutions Expert can tailor a system for your program. Call 1-800-749-2761 or visit  today to put your team’s name on the list of top teams that already trust CoachComm.


MSRP: Varies per team


This allows you to film wide and tight from one camera stand and one control. This dual mount camcorder system remote control, controls one camera with one button and also controls independently zoom in/out. The frame’s top plate has a ball bearing and locking knob, so it can tilt to match the bottom camcorder view, has quick release device for each camcorder. It comes with the hard case and insert foam to protect camcorders frame and accessories. The frame is made out of T600 aluminum alloy.

MSRP: $2,195.00 – $2,795.00